Sen. Patty Murray tours PLU campus, gets glimpse inside School of Nursing facilities

TACOMA, WASH. (May 30, 2018) — Nearly a year after Pacific Lutheran University secured $1.4 million in federal funding to treat health care shortages in Washington state, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Washington, visited campus to see just what those dollars support. “You’re meeting critical needs we…

Lute earns spot in prestigious public policy program at Carnegie Mellon, along with full-ride scholarship

TACOMA, WASH. (May 15, 2018) — Riley Dolan ’19 never intended to go into political science in college. That changed after coming to Pacific Lutheran University. His time volunteering for LuteVote through ASPLU, the university’s student government body, and Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign inspired…

PLU faculty members discuss Pokémon, the presidential election, parenting and the meaning of “civility”

TACOMA, WASH. (Aug. 24, 2016)- The eighth episode of “Open to Interpretation” features a discussion of the word “civility” among host and Communication and Theatre Department Chair Amy Young, Assistant Professor of Politics and Government Kaitlyn Sill and Marriage and Family Therapy Department Chair David Ward.…

Mary Beth Sheehan ’00, Immigration Law Attorney

Mary Beth Sheehan ’00  is an award-winning attorney specializing in immigration law, including removal defense, asylum, U visas, VAWA claims, family-based petitions, adjustment of status and naturalization. Sheehan is one of 11 notable alumni currently featured in a billboard campaign that asks “what can you do with a PLU degree?” Others featured…